#473 incorrect pointer adjustments on buffer reallocation

closed-out-of-date
None
7
2009-02-28
2009-01-18
No

This bug has been reported as Debian bug #245840:

http://bugs.debian.org/245840
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?msg=27;bug=245840

Some developers thought, that this might be exploitable. I did not yet have the time to take a look at it. Please check yourself.

Discussion

  • Daniel Leidert

    Daniel Leidert - 2009-01-18
    • priority: 5 --> 7
     
  • Karl Waclawek

    Karl Waclawek - 2009-01-18
    • assigned_to: nobody --> kwaclaw
    • status: open --> open-out-of-date
     
  • Karl Waclawek

    Karl Waclawek - 2009-01-18

    This is quite an old report, and the code mentioned has changed since then.
    It also seems it does not apply anymore - see http://bugs.python.org/issue883495.

    I am inclined to close this issue, unless given a good reason to revive it.

     
  • Karl Waclawek

    Karl Waclawek - 2009-02-28
    • status: open-out-of-date --> closed-out-of-date
     
  • Karl Waclawek

    Karl Waclawek - 2009-02-28

    Closing this as no objections were raised.

     

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